ECS Podcast

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ECS was founded in 1902 as an international nonprofit, educational organization concerned with a broad range of phenomena relating to electrochemical and solid-state science and technology. ECS has more than 8,000 scientists and engineers in over 70 countries worldwide who hold individual membership, as well as roughly 100 corporations and laboratories that hold corporate membership.

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Advancing the science. Shaping the future.
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🇬🇧 English
last modified
2018-12-19 17:05
last episode published
2017-12-04 15:55
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14.41 days
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Number of Episodes
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4.12.2017 http://deow9bq0xqvbj.cloudfront.net/image-logo/748767/ecs_icon_600x600.jpg

OpenCon: Changing Culture

We are podcasting the question and answer section of the live broadcast ECS did of the OpenCon satellite event held at the 232nd ECS Meeting in October of 2017. ECS OpenCon was a community event aimed at creating a culture of change in how research is ...
The Electrochemical Society author
13.10.2017

Shirley Meng on Sustainable Power

Our guest today is Shirley Meng. Shirley is a professor of NanoEngineering at the University of California, San Diego. She founded the Sustainable Power and Energy Center the goal of which is solving key technical challenges in distributed energy gener...
The Electrochemical Society author
2.10.2017

James Fenton on Game-Changing Energy Technology

Our guest today, James Fenton, is the Director of the Florida Solar Energy Center at the University of Central Florida – the nation’s largest and most active state-supported renewable energy and energy efficiency institute. Fenton is also the current s...
The Electrochemical Society author
19.09.2017

Alan Alda on Communicating Science

Our guest today is Alan Alda. You might know him from the 1970s and 80s because of the TV show MASH or in the last few years from appearing on The Blacklist, The Big C, or as Uncle Pete on the show Horace and Pete. He hosted the PBS show Scientific Ame...
The Electrochemical Society author
13.09.2017

Gerald Frankel on Corrosion and Our Failing Infrastructure

In May 2017, we sat down with Gerald Frankel at the 231st ECS Meeting in New Orleans. Jerry is a technical editor of the Journal of The Electrochemical Society, corrosion expert, and open access advocate. Currently, he is a professor of materials scien...
The Electrochemical Society author
30.08.2017

Open Science and ECS

Our topic today is, open science, and we have three guests to help get a handle on this wide-ranging subject. Daniel Schwartz is the Boeing-Sutter Professor of Chemical Engineering and Director of the Clean Energy Institute at the University of Washing...
The Electrochemical Society author
17.08.2017

Doron Aurbach on Commercial Li-Ion Batteries

In May 2017 during the 231st ECS Meeting, we sat down with Doron Aurbach, professor at Bar-Ilan University in Israel, to discuss his life in science, the future of batteries, and scientific legacy. The conversation was led by Rob Gerth, ECS’s director ...
The Electrochemical Society author
11.08.2017

Steven Chu on Climate Change and Energy Solutions

Steven Chu is currently the William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor of Physics & Professor of Molecular & Cellular Physiology at Stanford University. You might know him better as the former U.S. Secretary of Energy, the first scientist to hold a cabine...
The Electrochemical Society author
1.08.2017

Eric Wachsman on the Future of Energy Technology

In May 2017 during the 231st ECS Meeting, we sat down with Eric Wachsman, director and William L. Crentz Centennial Chair in Energy Research at the University of Maryland Energy Research Center. The conversation is led by Rob Gerth, ECS’s director of m...
The Electrochemical Society author
19.07.2017

Elizabeth Biddinger on Green Energy Technology

In May 2017 during the 231st ECS Meeting, we sat down with 2016-2017 ECS Toyota Young Investigator Fellowship winner, Elizabeth Biddinger, to discuss green chemistry, sustainable engineering, and the future of transportation. Elizabeth is an assistant ...
The Electrochemical Society author
28.06.2017

Effects of Open Access on Scientific Publishing

In May 2017, we sat down with ECS Senior Vice President Yue Kuo and ECS’s newly elected 3rd Vice President Stefan DeGendt at the 231st ECS Meeting in New Orleans.Yue joined ECS in 1995. Since then, he has been named ECS fellow and served as an editor f...
The Electrochemical Society author
22.06.2017

Subhash Singhal on Solid Oxide Fuel Cells

In May 2017, we sat down with Subhash Singhal, a world leader in the study of solid oxide fuel cells, at the 231st ECS Meeting in New Orleans.Subhash is a Batelle Fellow and Director of Fuel Cells at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, and the lead ...
The Electrochemical Society author
19.06.2017

Kathy Ayers on the Promise of Hydrogen

In May 2017, we sat down with Kathy Ayers, vice president of research and development for Proton OnSite, at the 231st ECS Meeting in New Orleans.Kathy’s work focuses on a multitude of energy technologies, including fuel cells, batteries, and solar cell...
The Electrochemical Society author
9.06.2017

Journal Editors Open Up About Open Science

In May 2017, we sat down with ECS journal editors Robert Savinell and Dennis Hess at the 231st ECS Meeting to discuss the future of scholarly publishing, open access, and the Society’s Free the Science initiative. The conversation was led by Rob Gerth,...
The Electrochemical Society author
8.03.2017

EJ Taylor on Small Business, Patents, and Science

EJ Taylor is the chief technical officer and intellectual property director at Faraday Technology, which focuses on research and development services related to aerospace, energy, environmental, manufacturing, and medical markets.He is the current ECS ...
The Electrochemical Society author
18.01.2017

A Risk Look at Energy Development

Way Kuo is the president and University Distinguished Professor of the City University of Hong Kong. He received his engineering degree at Kansas State University and has worked at Bell Labs, Iowa State, Texas A&M, the University of Tennessee as we...
The Electrochemical Society author
28.10.2016

The Battery Guys

During the PRiME 2016 meeting, we sat down with the innovators and pioneers of the lithium-ion battery — a development that changed society.Speakers include: John Goodenough, Stanely Whittingham, Michael Thackeray, Zempachi Ogumi, and Martin Winter.
The Electrochemical Society author
15.09.2016

Charles Tobias: Research Paths, Progress, and Scientific Unity

In the final installment of this series, Tobias discusses his parallel research paths, progress based on imagination, and the need for scientists to work together to move innovation forward.
The Electrochemical Society author
15.09.2016

Charles Tobias: Global Society, Electrochemical Engineering, and Major Contributions

In the ninth installment of the series, Tobias talks about establishing the area of electrochemical engineering, the international influence of ECS, and how his major contribution to science was the influence he had on young people.
The Electrochemical Society author
15.09.2016

Charles Tobias: Bell Labs and ECS,“Wet” and“Dry,” and Role as Editor

In the eighth installment of the series, Tobias discusses the role Bell Labs played in the evolution of ECS, the inclusion of solid state sciences, and his 34-year role as editor of JES.
The Electrochemical Society author
15.09.2016

Charles Tobias: ECS President, Expanding Science, and ECS Journals

In the seventh installment of the series, Tobias talks about why he ran for President of ECS, broadening activities to include fundamental electrochemistry, and the quality of ECS journals.
The Electrochemical Society author
15.09.2016

Charles Tobias: Joining ECS, Transactions, and Philadelphia

In the sixth installment of the series, Tobias explains how he discovered ECS when he came across a copy of Transactions of The Electrochemical Society while browsing the library, joining the Society in 1948, and attending ECS’s meeting in Philadelphia...
The Electrochemical Society author
15.09.2016

Carles Tobias: Teaching Techniques, Promotion, and Pressure to Publish

In the fifth segment of the Tobias series, the admired mentor discusses how he connected with his students, the changing landscape of academic publishing, and becoming a full professor at Berkeley.
The Electrochemical Society author
15.09.2016

Charles Tobias: Influence of Latimer, LBNL, and Open Science

In the fourth segment of the series, Tobias talks about the need to make scientific research open and accessible, how Lewis Latimer influenced his research, and his years at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.
The Electrochemical Society author
15.09.2016

Charles Tobias: Complications with Hungary, Ozone Research, and Herbert Dow

In the third segment of the series, Tobias discusses his legal and logistical complications leaving Hungary, his research into hydrogen peroxide and ozone production, and Herbert Dow’s influence of the scientific landscape.
The Electrochemical Society author
15.09.2016

Charles Tobias: Berkeley Scholarship, WWII, and Post-War Conditions

In the second segment of Tobias’ series, the pillar of electrochemistry discusses his urge to leave for the United States, how the war impacted him, and what social and working conditions were like after WWII.
The Electrochemical Society author
15.09.2016

Charles Tobias: Origins in Hungary, Engineering Lineage, and Early Education

In the first segment of Tobias’ series, we get some insight into what it was like growing up in Hungary in the 1920s, the tradition of engineering careers in his family, and how his early education helped shape his future.
The Electrochemical Society author
24.08.2016

Frank Biondi: Solving a Crisis, Batteries, and Science& Medicine

In the final installment of this series, Biondi shares how he helped solve a water crisis in New Jersey, his experience with Edison Power Company, and how he started developing medical technology at Bell Labs. Credit: Bensound
The Electrochemical Society author
24.08.2016

Frank Biondi: Future of Solid State, Outlet to Publish, and Lucent

In the third installment of the series, Biondi discusses how Lucent compared to Bell Labs, where solid state science and technology could go in the future, and how ECS provided an outlet to publish his work. Credit: Bensound
The Electrochemical Society author
24.08.2016

Frank Biondi: Solar Cells, ECS Connections, and Discovering Penicillin

In the second installment of the series, Biondi talks about his early connections to ECS, how society initially deemed solar an unnecessary technology, and discovering penicillin a year before it was publicly announced. Credit: Bensound
The Electrochemical Society author
24.08.2016

Frank Biondi: Bell Labs, Manhattan Project, and Shockley

In the first installment of the series, Biondi discusses his summer job that turned into a career at Bell Labs, his developments on the atomic bomb project, and what it was like working next to Nobel laureate William Shockley. Credit: Bensound
The Electrochemical Society author
11.08.2016

Krishnan Rajeshwar on Renewable Energy

Krishnan Rajeshwar, or “Raj” as he’s known, is a professor at the University of Texas, Arlington and current ECS President. His research over the years has touched on semiconductors, photoelectrochemical conversion, toxic waste, solar hydrogen producti...
The Electrochemical Society author
27.06.2016

Science for Solving Society’s Problems Round Table

At the 229th ECS Meeting in San Diego we had the opportunity to gather the grantees from our Science for Solving Society’s Problems challenge, done in partnership with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. They discussed how ECS facilitated an unprece...
The Electrochemical Society author
16.05.2016

Norman Hackerman: President of ECS, Gordon Conferences, and Significant Scientifice Events - Part 12

In the final installment of the series, Hackerman talks about becoming the president of ECS, the birth of the Gordon Conferences, and how the Society has contributed or reacted to significant scientific events in elcetrochemistry related fields.Music v...
The Electrochemical Society author
16.05.2016 http://deow9bq0xqvbj.cloudfront.net/image-logo/748767/ecs_icon_600x600.jpg

Norman Hackerman: Peer-Review, Scholarly Publications, and Charles Tobias - Part 11

In the eleventh installment of this series, Hackerman discusses the origins of the peer-review process, the evolution of scholarly publications at ECS, and his memorable interactions with Charles Tobias. Music via http://www.bensound.com
The Electrochemical Society author
16.05.2016 http://deow9bq0xqvbj.cloudfront.net/image-logo/748767/ecs_icon_600x600.jpg

Norman Hackerman: Lack of Electrochemists, Joining ECS, and Sputnik - Part 10

In the tenth installment of this series, Hackerman talks about the rise in the popularity of electrochemistry in the 1930s, this history of ECS and his involvement, and the shift in chemistry due to the Soviet's Sputnik. Music via http://www.bensound....
The Electrochemical Society author
16.05.2016 http://deow9bq0xqvbj.cloudfront.net/image-logo/748767/ecs_icon_600x600.jpg

Norman Hackerman: Connections to China, Self-Learning, and Unforgettable UTA Presence - Part 9

In the ninth installment of the series, Hackerman talks about his connections with Chinese researchers during the 1970s Cultural Revolution, his dedication to education, and strolling the grounds of UTA. Music via http://www.bensound.com
The Electrochemical Society author
16.05.2016 http://deow9bq0xqvbj.cloudfront.net/image-logo/748767/ecs_icon_600x600.jpg

Norman Hackerman: Chemistry Leads the Way, Classified Work, and Soilions v. Transistors - Part 8

In the eighth segment of the series, Hackerman talks about building the University of Texas at Austin's chemistry department from the ground up, classified work that took place on the campus, and the interesting technology that almost give transistors ...
The Electrochemical Society author
16.05.2016 http://deow9bq0xqvbj.cloudfront.net/image-logo/748767/ecs_icon_600x600.jpg

Norman Hackerman: Patents, Post-War Industry, and Alan Bard - Part 7

In the seventh segment of this series, Hackerman discusses some of his more interesting patents, how researchers contributed to the post-war industry, and Alan Bard's arrival at the University of Texas at Austin.
The Electrochemical Society author
16.05.2016 http://deow9bq0xqvbj.cloudfront.net/image-logo/748767/ecs_icon_600x600.jpg

Norman Hackerman: UTA, Corrosion Research Laboratory, and "Publish or Perish" - Part 6

In the sixth segment of this series, Hackernma talks about how he came into his position at the University of Texas at Austin, starting the university's Corrosion Research Laboratory that every same year, and publishing his first book. Music via http:...
The Electrochemical Society author
16.05.2016 http://deow9bq0xqvbj.cloudfront.net/image-logo/748767/ecs_icon_600x600.jpg

Norman Hackerman: Corrosion, Manhattan Project, and the Office of Naval Research - Part 5

In the fifth segment of this series, Hackerman begins to discuss the elements that drew him toward the study of corrosion, his study of the deterioration of materials for the Manhattan Project, and support received from the Office of Naval Research tha...
The Electrochemical Society author
16.05.2016 http://deow9bq0xqvbj.cloudfront.net/image-logo/748767/ecs_icon_600x600.jpg

Norman Hackerman: Nothing But Turn-Downs, Before the War, and Enlisting in the Navy - Part 4

In the fourth segment of this series, Hackerman discusses sending upwards of 500 hand-written letters world-wide in search of a position at a university, the shift in science when WWII hit, and why he enlisted in the U.S. Navy. Music via http://www.be...
The Electrochemical Society author
16.05.2016 http://deow9bq0xqvbj.cloudfront.net/image-logo/748767/ecs_icon_600x600.jpg

Norman Hackerman: Johns Hopkins, Career Struggles, and the Chemistry of Salad Dressing - Part 3

In the third segment of this series, Hackerman discusses his experience at Johns Hopkins University, his career struggles caused by the Great depression, and how the chemistry of salad dressing influenced his research. Music via http://www.bensound.co...
The Electrochemical Society author
16.05.2016 http://deow9bq0xqvbj.cloudfront.net/image-logo/748767/ecs_icon_600x600.jpg

Norman Hackerman: Laboratory Science, Expanding Knowledge, and E. Emmet Reid - Part 2

In the second segment of the series, Hackerman gives us some insight into the importance of laboratory science, the impact of philosophy and psychology no his life, and some colorful stories about the famous organic chemist E. Emmet Reid. Music via ...
The Electrochemical Society author
16.05.2016 http://deow9bq0xqvbj.cloudfront.net/image-logo/748767/ecs_icon_600x600.jpg

Norman Hackerman: Early Years, The Great Depression, and First Encounters with Chemistry - Part 1

In the first segment of this series, the pioneer in corrosion science discusses his early years, the impact the Great Depression had on funding education, and his first exposure to the sciences that would eventually become such an integral part of h...
The Electrochemical Society author
3.05.2016 http://deow9bq0xqvbj.cloudfront.net/image-logo/748767/ecs_icon_600x600.jpg

Khalil Amine on Next Generation Li-ion Batteries

While you may be unfamiliar with Khalil Amine, he has made an immense impact in your life if you happen to use batteries in any way. As a researcher with a vision of where the science can be applied in the market, Amine has been monumental in developi...
The Electrochemical Society author
4.04.2016 http://deow9bq0xqvbj.cloudfront.net/image-logo/748767/ecs_icon_600x600.jpg

Bruce Weisman on Carbon Nanostructures

Bruce Weisman is internationally recognized for his contributions to the spectroscopy and photophysics of carbon nanostructures. He is a pioneer in the field of spectroscopy who led the discovery and interpretation of near-infrared fluorescence for sem...
The Electrochemical Society author
11.03.2016 http://deow9bq0xqvbj.cloudfront.net/image-logo/748767/ecs_icon_600x600.jpg

Christian Amatore: "Science Is a Marvelous Adventure"

Our guest today is Christian Amatore, pioneering scientist who has given a new direction to molecular electrochemistry and has had a pioneering role in the development of ultramicroelectrodes worldwide.
The Electrochemical Society author
1.03.2016 http://deow9bq0xqvbj.cloudfront.net/image-logo/748767/ecs_icon_600x600.jpg

ECS President Daniel Scherson

We have with us today, the sitting ECS president, Dan Scherson. He is also the Frank Hovorka Professor of Chemistry and Director of the Ernest B. Yeager Center for Electrochemical Sciences at Case Western Reserve University.
The Electrochemical Society author
25.02.2016 http://deow9bq0xqvbj.cloudfront.net/image-logo/748767/ecs_icon_600x600.jpg

35 Years of Service: Roque Calvo, ECS Executive Director

We're bringing you a very special episode of the ECS Podcast. We are turning the tables on our usual podcast host, Roque Calvo, who is ECS’s executive director and CEO. In honor of Roque celebrating his 35th year with ECS, we thought we would interview...
The Electrochemical Society author